Online Master of Arts in Special Education (Applied Behavior Analysis)
ASU Online's Master of Arts in Special Education with a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) pairs research and experience to prepare students to work professionally with individuals with special learning and behavior needs using the principles of applied behavior analysis.
Next start date: 10/12/2020
Total classes: 10
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 30
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The MA in Special Education (Applied Behavior Analysis) program prepares students to focus on the population with whom they plan to work, as well as to gain knowledge and skills to use ABA across a variety of individuals and settings. Students will be well prepared to provide evidence-based practices in ABA and consultative services and support to clients, community members and family members across a variety of settings.
The Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College offers coursework verified by the Association for Behavior Analysis International as meeting the requirements for eligibility to take the Board Certified Behavior Analyst® examination. Individuals certified by the BCBA are equipped to meet and address diverse behavior needs and make a lasting difference in the community. BCBA supervised independent fieldwork, required for certification, is arranged and completed by the student separately from their ASU coursework. An optional remote supervised independent fieldwork practicum (Applied Behavior Analysis Practicum) is available.
ASU offers programs that lead to professional licensure with the state of Arizona and may allow graduates to be eligible for licensure in other states. Please check the professional licensure list for Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College to determine if this program meets requirements in your state. Note that not all programs within the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College lead to professional licensure. Speak with an enrollment coach for more information.
Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College.